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Distribution path and Subregions of Caribbean (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean
Subregions: Caribbean islands (Antigua and Barbuda, Antilles, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Curaçao, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands)
Taxonomy for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Caribbean
Class
Caribbean
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 555 families, 7264 genera, 24205 species
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Subclass
Caribbean
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 550 families, 7237 genera, 24124 species
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Infraclass
Caribbean
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 535 families, 7156 genera, 23921 species
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Superorder
Caribbean
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 331 families, 5576 genera, 19403 species
Tree
Order
Caribbean
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 99 families, 1825 genera, 6417 species
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Families309    worldwide
Genera43.284    worldwide
Species597.760    worldwide
Common namesBeetles, Coleopterans
German namesKäfer
Dutch namesKevers
Danish namesBiller
Finnish namesKovakuoriaiset
Norwegian namesBiller
Swedish namesSkalbaggar
Spanish namesEscarabajos, Coleópteros
Italian namesColeotteri
French namesColéoptères
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Kaukasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Antarctic, Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Holarctic, Indo-Pacific


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, West Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Great Australian Bight)

Arctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesColeoptera in bie.ala.org.au
Coleoptera in szmn.sbras.ru
Coleoptera in faunaeur.org
Coleoptera in itis.gov
Coleoptera in papua-insects.nl
Coleoptera in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Coleoptera in dyntaxa.se
Coleoptera in kaefer-der-welt.de
Coleoptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Caribbean
    Adephaga (Schellenberg, 1806) (Adephagans)
     5 families, 152 genera, 667 species
Suborder
Caribbean
    Archostemata (Kolbe, 1908) (Ommatids)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Suborder
Caribbean
    Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
     92 families, 1671 genera, 5748 species

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Family overview for Coleoptera (Beetles) in Caribbean
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 11 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 33 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 65 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 108 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 73 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 44 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 6 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 79 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypsectridae (Leconte & Horn, 1883) - 2 SpeciesTexas beetles
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Kateretidae - 1 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 32 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 68 SpeciesJewel beetles
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 4 SpeciesCedar beetles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 73 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 564 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 914 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 3 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 24 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 10 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 359 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 47 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 50 SpeciesLady cows
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 16 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1332 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 46 SpeciesSkin beetles
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 4 Species
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 20 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 401 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 25 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 2 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 18 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 1 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesDor beetles
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 3 SpeciesHaliplids
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 11 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 74 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 33 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 12 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 3 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 172 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 10 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 23 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 4 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 2 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 12 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 33 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 200 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 1 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 15 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 45 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 8 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesSap beetles
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 13 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 1 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 21 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) -> Belidae - 1 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 14 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 6 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 2 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 14 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 44 SpeciesSpider beetles
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 5 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 25 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 45 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 253 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 3 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesScydmaenines
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 44 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Smicripidae (Horn, 1879) - 1 SpeciesPalmetto beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 7 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 282 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 138 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Thanerocleridae (Chapin, 1921) - 2 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 3 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 3 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 55 SpeciesIronclad beetles
98 Families with 6417 Species in Caribbean
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Species overview - Checklist for Coleoptera in Caribbean without family allocation
Anthobatula multipilis -> Pentaria multipilisInfo
1 Species in Coleoptera for Caribbean listed without family allocation
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758

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